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Wall, Weavers’ Square, Dublin 8+

On the gable end of the east side of Weavers’ Square, there’s a thick, lumpy render that hints at the...

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Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street, Dublin 8+

Dublin Institute of Technology has its origins in the City of Dublin Technical Schools, with a Technical College founded at...

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Richmond Tower, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8+

Originally built at Barrack/Bloody Bridge in 1812 as the Watling Street Gatehouse, the tower marked the beginning of Military Road. It...

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Statue, Gray Street and Reginald Street, Dublin 8+

The square of blocks around Gray Street and Reginald Street in the Coombe is a particularly lovely section of low-rise...

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St. Catherine’s National Schools, Donore Avenue, Dublin 8+

Just beside the Donore Avenue entrance to the former John Player/Player Wills Factory, there’s St. Catherine’s National School, a small...

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Power House, Guinness Brewery, St. James’ Gate, Dublin 8+

Though the Power House at Guinness faces the street to the south at St. James’s Gate, a number of descriptions...

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John’s Lane and Presbytery of John’s Lane Church, Dublin 8+

The Church of St. Augustine and St. John is one of the street’s highlights, designed by Edward Welby Pugin and...

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Former Player Wills Factory, South Circular Road, Dublin 8+

Built in 1935 as a factory for Player Wills tobacco, the building remained in use until European restructuring moved manufacturing...

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Signage, Cork Street, Dublin 8+

The patchwork of tiling on the Donnelly Centre was probably the first part to catch my eye, but the signs...

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Factory sign, 15 Summer Street South, Dublin 8+

Slightly overshadowed by the ‘SOLD’ sign at the time I visited, the former Henry White Ltd. premises on Summer Street...

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